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Joseph S. Nye Jr.

Judging the capacity to govern

By Joseph S. Nye Jr.
March 14, 2008

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GEORGE W. Bush promised compassionate conservatism and a humble foreign policy, but governed differently. Woodrow Wilson and Lyndon Johnson campaigned on the promise of peace, but shortly after their election, took the country to war. Does this make a mockery of democracy? How can voters make intelligent judgments when campaigns are so carefully scripted and slickly promoted? (Full article: 734 words)

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